Realscreen Summit is happy to announce another in our series of keynotes for the upcoming 2017 event.
Jay Hunt became chief creative officer of Channel 4 in January 2011 from her position as controller at BBC One. Jay’s commissions during this time include critically acclaimed shows such as Sherlock, Luther and Mrs. Brown’s Boys.
Jay started her career in news running both the One O’Clock and Six O’Clock News before becoming the controller of daytime at the BBC and then director of programs at Channel 5.
Under her leadership, Channel 4 has twice been named Channel of the Year and has won more awards than at any time in the channel’s history. Her commissions include such unscripted and factual entertainment hits as Gogglebox, The Island, Hunted, Benefits Street, First Dates, Child Genius and The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds; and scripted hits such as Humans and Catastrophe.
Join Jay Hunt at the Realscreen Summit on Wednesday, January 25 at 9:45 a.m. In her keynote presentation, “The F Word,” Hunt will discuss how taking risks and facing failure head-on can often result in great successes.
Don’t miss being part of the 19th edition of the Realscreen Summit in Washington DC, taking place Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis.